[04/12/18 - 09:01 AM] FX Strikes a "Pose" on June 3rd for Its New Dance Musical Series from Co-Creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Steven Canals Set in the 1980s, "Pose" explores the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the ball culture world, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe and the downtown social and literary scene.
[via press release from FX]
FX STRIKES A "POSE" ON JUNE 3RD FOR ITS NEW DANCE MUSICAL SERIES FROM CO-CREATORS RYAN MURPHY, BRAD FALCHUK AND STEVEN CANALS
Executive Producers Are Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Nina Jacobson,
Brad Simpson, Alexis Martin Woodall and Sherry Marsh
Eight-Episode First Season of Pose Premieres Sunday, June 3 at 9 PM et/pt on FX
The Dance Musical Features Television's Largest Cast of Transgender Actors in Series Regular Roles and the Largest LGBTQ Cast Ever for a Scripted Series
Evan Peters, Kate Mara and James Van Der Beek Co-Star
LOS ANGELES, April 12, 2018 - FX has set the premiere date for its new dance musical series Pose, which will debut on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 9 PM et/pt on FX.
Pose was co-created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Steven Canals, with Murphy directing the first two episodes. The series is executive produced by Murphy, Falchuk, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Alexis Martin Woodall and Sherry Marsh. Canals is a co-executive producer, and Janet Mock, Our Lady J and Erica Kay also serve as producers. The eight-episode first season is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions.
Set in the 1980s, Pose explores the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the ball culture world, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe and the downtown social and literary scene. Evan Peters and Kate Mara play New Jersey couple "Stan" and "Patty," who get sucked into the glamour and intrigue of New York City in the 1980s. James Van Der Beek plays Peters' financial kingpin boss "Matt."
Also today, FX released the following video tease for Pose:
After an extensive six-month nationwide search helmed by award-winning casting director Alexa Fogel (Atlanta), Murphy and his collaborators are making television history by assembling the largest cast of transgender actors in series regular roles ever for a scripted series, as well as the largest recurring cast of LGBTQ actors ever for a scripted series. The transgender cast includes Mj Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson, Indya Moore, Hailie Sahar and Angelica Ross. Also co-starring are Tony Award(R) winner Billy Porter, Charlayne Woodard as well as newcomers Ryan Jamaal Swain and Dyllon Burnside.
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FX is the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel of FX Networks, a business unit of 21st Century Fox. Launched in June of 1994, FX is carried in 90 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series, including The Americans, Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust and the upcoming Mayans MC; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story and FEUD; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets and Better Things; and the upcoming dance musical series Pose. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy and Justified. The network's library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network.